Period
to 25 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for ISO 26262 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited ISO 26262 over the 6 months to 25 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

ISO 26262
UK
6 months to
25 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1102 1163 1241
Rank change year-on-year +61 +78 +62
Permanent jobs citing ISO 26262 57 30 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.034% 0.017% 0.007%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.26% 0.14% 0.052%
Number of salaries quoted 24 26 13
UK median annual salary £51,250 £47,250 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.47% -0.53% +5.56%
10th Percentile £35,375 £35,000 £37,000
90th Percentile £65,700 £53,750 £60,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £47,250 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.82% -0.53% +5.56%

ISO 26262 is in the Quality Assurance and Compliance category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 21,907 21,616 25,104
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 13.08% 12.25% 13.11%
Number of salaries quoted 16,641 16,030 19,928
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £49,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +1.01% +10.00%
10th Percentile £28,500 £27,500 £27,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%

ISO 26262
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing ISO 26262 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for ISO 26262 in the UK

ISO 26262
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing ISO 26262.

Salary trend for ISO 26262 in the UK

ISO 26262
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing ISO 26262 over the 6 months to 25 September 2018.

Salary histogram for ISO 26262 in the UK

ISO 26262
Top 10 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing ISO 26262 within the UK over the 6 months to 25 September 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
UK excluding London +58 56 £50,000 +5.82% 25
England +45 52 £51,250 +8.47% 28
Midlands +45 40 £55,000 +15.79% 15
West Midlands +54 39 £52,500 +10.53% 14
South East +11 7 £45,000 -14.29% 7
Scotland - 5 - - 1
North of England +20 3 £42,500 +21.43%
North East - 3 £42,500 -
South West +1 1 £42,500 +6.25% 1
East Midlands - 1 £60,000 - 1

For the 6 months to 25 September 2018, IT jobs citing ISO 26262 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads with a requirement for ISO 26262.

1 40 (70.18%) Automotive
2 38 (66.67%) Electronics
3 37 (64.91%) Degree
4 31 (54.39%) Embedded Systems
5 24 (42.11%) C
6 15 (26.32%) SysML
7 14 (24.56%) Software Engineering
7 14 (24.56%) Firmware
8 11 (19.30%) C++
8 11 (19.30%) MISRA
9 10 (17.54%) Agile Software Development
10 8 (14.04%) Requirements Management
10 8 (14.04%) FMEA
11 7 (12.28%) Problem-Solving
11 7 (12.28%) Validation
12 6 (10.53%) Ethernet
12 6 (10.53%) MATLAB
12 6 (10.53%) R
12 6 (10.53%) People Management
12 6 (10.53%) IEC 61508
12 6 (10.53%) Self-Motivation
13 5 (8.77%) Vulkan
13 5 (8.77%) GPGPU
13 5 (8.77%) Parallel Programming
13 5 (8.77%) Open Source
13 5 (8.77%) Kanban
13 5 (8.77%) OpenCL
13 5 (8.77%) Renesas
13 5 (8.77%) LLVM
13 5 (8.77%) Machine Learning

ISO 26262
Co-occurring IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (3.51%) Confluence
Applications
1 5 (8.77%) Simulink
2 3 (5.26%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (5.26%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.75%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (1.75%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (1.75%) Stateflow
Business Applications
1 2 (3.51%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.51%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 6 (10.53%) Ethernet
2 4 (7.02%) FlexRay
3 1 (1.75%) RS-232
Development Applications
1 5 (8.77%) Clang
2 4 (7.02%) Rational DOORS
3 2 (3.51%) Ant
3 2 (3.51%) Bitbucket
3 2 (3.51%) JIRA
3 2 (3.51%) Rational Rhapsody
3 2 (3.51%) Subversion
3 2 (3.51%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.75%) LabVIEW
4 1 (1.75%) Polyspace
4 1 (1.75%) VectorCAST
General
1 40 (70.18%) Automotive
2 38 (66.67%) Electronics
3 5 (8.77%) Games
4 1 (1.75%) German Language
4 1 (1.75%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 16 (28.07%) Embedded Engineer
2 15 (26.32%) Architect
2 15 (26.32%) Systems Architect
2 15 (26.32%) Systems Engineer
3 7 (12.28%) Software Engineer
4 3 (5.26%) Principal Engineer
5 2 (3.51%) Analyst
5 2 (3.51%) Electronics Engineer
5 2 (3.51%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 2 (3.51%) Firmware Engineer
5 2 (3.51%) IT Analyst
5 2 (3.51%) Senior Electronics Engineer
5 2 (3.51%) Senior Software Engineer
5 2 (3.51%) Senior Systems Engineer
6 1 (1.75%) C# Software Engineer
6 1 (1.75%) Hardware Engineer
6 1 (1.75%) Head of Technology
6 1 (1.75%) Lead Software Engineer
6 1 (1.75%) Quality Engineer
6 1 (1.75%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (8.77%) LLVM
1 5 (8.77%) OpenCL
1 5 (8.77%) TensorFlow
1 5 (8.77%) Vulkan
2 2 (3.51%) HTML
2 2 (3.51%) Lucene
2 2 (3.51%) Velocity
2 2 (3.51%) XML
3 1 (1.75%) WinForms
3 1 (1.75%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 31 (54.39%) Embedded Systems
2 6 (10.53%) Self-Motivation
3 5 (8.77%) GPGPU
4 4 (7.02%) CAN bus
5 3 (5.26%) Driving Licence
6 2 (3.51%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (3.51%) Computer Science
6 2 (3.51%) Wiki
7 1 (1.75%) Algorithms
7 1 (1.75%) ASIC
7 1 (1.75%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.75%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (26.32%) SysML
2 14 (24.56%) Software Engineering
3 10 (17.54%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (14.04%) FMEA
4 8 (14.04%) Requirements Management
5 7 (12.28%) Problem-Solving
5 7 (12.28%) Validation
6 6 (10.53%) People Management
7 5 (8.77%) Artificial Intelligence
7 5 (8.77%) Computer Vision
7 5 (8.77%) Kanban
7 5 (8.77%) Linear Algebra
7 5 (8.77%) Machine Learning
7 5 (8.77%) Open Source
7 5 (8.77%) Parallel Programming
7 5 (8.77%) Scrum
8 4 (7.02%) UML
9 3 (5.26%) Creative Thinking
9 3 (5.26%) Project Management
10 2 (3.51%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (42.11%) C
2 11 (19.30%) C++
3 6 (10.53%) MATLAB
3 6 (10.53%) R
4 5 (8.77%) Embedded C
5 3 (5.26%) Python
6 2 (3.51%) C#
6 2 (3.51%) Groovy
6 2 (3.51%) JavaScript
6 2 (3.51%) Perl
6 2 (3.51%) SQL
7 1 (1.75%) Ada
7 1 (1.75%) Assembly Language
7 1 (1.75%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 37 (64.91%) Degree
2 4 (7.02%) CIPD
3 1 (1.75%) HNC
3 1 (1.75%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.75%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (19.30%) MISRA
2 6 (10.53%) IEC 61508
3 5 (8.77%) MISRA C
4 3 (5.26%) IEC 62304
4 3 (5.26%) ISO 9001
5 2 (3.51%) ISO 13485
5 2 (3.51%) QA
6 1 (1.75%) DO-178B
6 1 (1.75%) HAZOP
6 1 (1.75%) ISO 14001
6 1 (1.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (1.75%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 14 (24.56%) Firmware
Vendors
1 5 (8.77%) Renesas
2 2 (3.51%) Atlassian
2 2 (3.51%) EMC
2 2 (3.51%) IBM
2 2 (3.51%) MKS
2 2 (3.51%) Siemens
3 1 (1.75%) Microsoft